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The Cheap Seats with Sam Jefferson ’20

The Cheap Seats with Sam Jefferson ’20

In this edition of the Cheap Seats, the Echo sat down with Colby Basketball’s Sam Jefferson ’20 to discuss the upcoming season, Jason Bourne, and grapefruits. Colby Echo (E): How long have you been playing basketball? Sam Jefferson (SJ): As long as I can remember. Probably [since] early elementary school. There was a league after school, and I just joined […]

by John Steenrod· · 0 comments · Sports
Men’s hockey takes the ice in annual preseason tradition

Men’s hockey takes the ice in annual preseason tradition

As the fall sports season begins to wind down and the weather gets colder, the winter teams are gearing up for an exciting season. One team in particular, however, gets back to practice as soon as possible so they can be as prepared as possible for their opening game. After a very successful season last year, the men’s hockey team […]

by Kevin Ahn· · 0 comments · Sports
Football remains winless through eight games

Football remains winless through eight games

Despite struggling in the NESCAC standings, Colby Football has been nothing if not a consistent competitor this season, showing great potential in the first quarter of every game, but struggling to hold off their opponents in the other three. Coming off a tough but hard-fought loss against instate rival Bates over Homecoming Weekend, the Mules hoped to bounce back on […]

by Matt He· · 0 comments · Sports
Women’s Rugby repeats conference championship, advances to Nationals

Women’s Rugby repeats conference championship, advances to Nationals

By Henry Harris and Drew Ladner History has repeated itself. For the second year in a row, Colby women’s rugby has won the Conference Championship with a victory over the University of Maine Orono (UMO)-this year, by a score of 22-17-and qualified for the USA Rugby Division II Fall National Championships. The team wrapped up their regular season a week prior […]

by Drew Ladner· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Devastator of the Week: Caitlin Lawlor ’18

Devastator of the Week: Caitlin Lawlor ’18

This week the Echo had an opportunity to talk with senior cross-country runner Caitlin Lawlor ’18. Lawlor has done well this year placing third, fifth, and third in her last three meets. Echo (E): How does it feel to be named Devastator of the Week? Caitlin Lawlor (CL): I’m really hyped about being named Devastator of the Week.  I think […]

by Kevin Ahn· · 0 comments · Sports
The Cheap Seats with Rob Dettmann ’20

The Cheap Seats with Rob Dettmann ’20

In this edition of the Cheap Seats, we sit down with Cross Country’s Rob Dettmann ’20 to discuss pleasure songs, Thanksgiving, and ancient civilizations. Colby Echo (E) : How long have you been running? Rob Dettmann (D): I’ve been running since fourth grade. E: What’s your favorite thing about running? RD: The people and the high. E: Do you have […]

by Aidan Larned· · 0 comments · Sports
Football’s comeback falls short in homecoming game

Football’s comeback falls short in homecoming game

This weekend, over 3,400 fans packed into Harold Alfond Stadium to cheer on the Colby Mules as they took on the Bates College Bobcats. With current students’ families visiting for Parents Weekend and alumni on campus for Homecoming, the game had a noticeably stronger and more palpable energy compared to other games this year. Unfortunately, despite several highlight plays and […]

Weekend recap with the Mules

Weekend recap with the Mules

This week was a tough one for Colby athletics with men’s cross country placing last at the NESCAC championships and men’s and women’s soccer as well as  field hockey finishing their seasons with close losses. At the NESCAC cross country championships last Saturday, hosted by Bates College, men’s cross country placed eighth out of the eight attending colleges. They were […]

by Thomas McMahon· · 0 comments · Sports
The Cheap Seats with Ingrid Klinkenberg

The Cheap Seats with Ingrid Klinkenberg

In this edition of The Cheap Seats, we sit down with Alpine Skiing’s Ingrid Klinkenberg to talk memories, secrets, and Lindsey Vonn. Echo (E): How Long have you been skiing? Klinkenberg (K): 18 years. E: What’s your favorite memory from the ski team? K:  There are so many so I’ll share a couple. Last spring there was a really warm sunny […]

by Kevin Ahn· · 0 comments · Sports
Men’s Soccer soars past Eagles before deadlock tie against Wesleyan

Men’s Soccer soars past Eagles before deadlock tie against Wesleyan

Colby Men’s Soccer launched into a dominant week with a 5-1 game against Husson University on Tuesday Oct. 3. On Saturday, the team went head to head against Wesleyan in an incredibly tight match, tying 0-0. Colby came out of the week with an improved record of 5-3-2 overall and 2-2-2 in the NESCAC. The Mules asserted themselves quickly over […]

by Dylan Paul· · 0 comments · Sports